Every year, the Association of Registered Graphic Designers of Canada (RGD) invites submissions of graphic design projects done under the theme of communication design for social good: work with the power to incite action and make meaningful change in the way we live our lives.
The jury of the 2013 competition was formed by David Berman, author of Do Good Design: How Design Can Change our World; Frances Edmonds, Director of Environmental Programs at HP Canada; Ben Hagon, Founder and President of Hagon Design; and Dmitri Siegel, VP of E-commerce & Executive Creative Director at Patagonia, who selected 42 winning projects from 190 entries submitted from 7 countries.
Amongst the posters selected were: Fukushima by Anita Feng, Japan Earthquake Poster by Linda Nakanishi, Teens Need Better Sex Ed by Marissa Korda, Woman Is Not An Object by Dalida Karić-Hadžiahmetović and the campaign Heading Home? Must be nice by Faren agency.
Besides Posters the winner selection includes a wide variety of design applications, such as identity, web and advertising for profit and non-profits organizations, as well as designer and government initiated projects. Check out the full list of the 2013 winners and all the information about this initiative here.